Category: High School

MHS girls end season in semis

The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2A substate hosted by Hillsboro. “We were battling, battling, battling, against a team that was making their outside shots tonight, and they were bigger than us inside,” coach Kelly Robson said. “We were fighting the fight, and that’s all I […]

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Marion boys suffer OT loss vs. Inman

The Marion boys’ season came to a close Tuesday with a 64-60 overtime loss at Inman in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Hillsboro substate. Inman went on to win the tournament by defeating Berean Academy and Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated Inman Feb. 13 by a 58-53 margin. In the teams’ second meeting, Marion had opportunities down the stretch […]

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for February

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for February

Abigail Sechrist ABBY SECHRIST, senior Abby Sechrist is the daughter of Joe and Brenda Sechrist. She is involved in basketball, volleyball, track, H-Club, Leos, UFC (FCA), choir, Spirit-N-Celebration, Bigs, National Honor Society, GAP. In her spare time she enjoys the hammock, listening to “Hamilton” with her sisters, playing sports, hanging out with friends, traveling and watching movies. After high school, […]

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Marion wrestlers earn three medals at state

Marion wrestlers earn three medals at state

Marion’s Tyler Palic grapples with top-ranked and undefeated Josh Seabolt from Cimarron during the championship match at 195 pounds. Seabolt won by a 5-4 decision. Marion’s four state wrestling qualifiers brought home three medals from the 2018 Class 3-2-1A championships at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays Friday and Saturday. Senior Tyler Palic concluded his high school career as repeat state […]

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Hillsboro’s Bachman goes 0-2 in state debut

Jordan Bachman’s debut at the Class 1-2-3A wrestling tournament ended with losses in his first two matches. In Round 1, Kel Grafel of Decatur Community defeated the Trojan freshman by technical fall over Bachman. In the first consolation round, Bachman lost by major decision (15-7) to Charles King of St. Marys. “We are very proud of Jordan and glad he […]

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HHS girls’ end season at Berean

The Hillsboro girls, seeded seventh in its Class 2A sub-state, hung with the No. 2 seed Berean Academy Monday through the first half, but the Warriors slowly took control of the game and won by a 50-28 margin in the quarterfinal round Monday at Elbing. The Trojans trailed 11-9 after one quarter and 18-16 at halftime. Berean stepped up its […]

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Marion earns HOA title, No. 1 sub-state seed

The Marion girls earned a share of the Heart of America league title by defeating Berean Academy, 36-35, Friday at home in a game postponed twice because of weather. Marion tied for first in the HOA with Sterling with identical 8-1 records. The Warriors’ only league loss was to Sterling in early February. “I’m very proud of the girls and […]

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Warrior boys lose at Berean to complete league play

The Marion boys concluded Heart of America league play with a 53-38 loss to Berean Academy at home Friday. The game had been postponed twice because of weather. Marion built a 15-13 lead after the first quarter, led by Chase Stringer with five points. But Marion managed just five points in the second quarter—thanks to a 3-pointer by Zachary Stuchlik […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (February 28, 2018)

GIRLS ◼ Centre completed its regular season Saturday with a loss to Blue Valley, 35-25, at Randolph. The game was delayed one day because of the weather. It took both teams a while to warm up. The Cougars took a 5-4 lead by the end of the first quarter. Blue Valley responded with a 12-8 second quarter to take a […]

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Marion girls win twice, record climbs to 15-4

Marion girls win twice, record climbs to 15-4

Courtney Herzet splits a pair of Inman defenders during the first half of Tuesday’s game with Inman. Herzet scored six points in Marion’s 40-37 win. With two victories last week, the Marion girls’ basketball improved their record to 7-1 in Heart of America league play and 15-4 overall. Elyria Christian—Marion earned a non-league victory Friday, 47-29. The Warriors built a […]

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